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in abraham lincoln's inauguration another belonging to dr. martin luther king jr. who we honor today. the president referenced the slain civil rights leader prominently in the remarks. he took on gay rights and immigration and entitlements and the deep political divide across our nation. first to the parade route. john roberts will travel with the parade along pennsylvania avenue if the technical gods allow it. john, good afternoon. >> so far the gods are with us. if we could spin the camera over here a little bit you can see the east front of the capitol the president will join the motorcade coming out of the driveway from the east front to the constitution avenue. this will be in the next hour and a half to two hours. the parade is 1.5 mile long including a mix of civilian and military contributions, mostly marching bands and a lost floats that will be brought in from the civilian side of things something implemented in 1841 by william henry harrison. you will know he liked to do things big. he had the longist inaugural address of anyone at two hours in horrible weather and he did
on the martin luther king holiday. we're told the president will put his hand on a stack of bibles, one of them used by the late civil rights leader, the other used to swear in abraham lincoln. joining me is kris wallace. you have been covering, president reagan back in 1981 and be on hand for our coverage. great to see you. i was looking back at president obama's first inaugural address. he focused mainly on all the challenges that were posed by the financial crisis. what do you expect this time around? >> look, it's not going to be quite as much of an unknown. we know the president and he knows us after four years. he got tremendous sense of excitement about hope and change that we saw four years ago, we don't have that same sense of excitement today. we know he hasn't been able to break the partisan gridlock here in washington. he has an ambitious agenda, continue to not deal with the financial meltdown but financial problems, debt crisis, wall street than pennsylvania avenue and how we are going to solve our fiscal problems. you've got gun control which will be a top initiative and have a d
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